Terms and Conditions


Terms and Conditions of this website

The following constitutes the terms and conditions for the use of this website (the "Terms and Conditions") between the user or registered user of this site ("You") and Amnesty International UK, a company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales, with its registered office at The Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA ("Amnesty"). 

By entering this website, You agree to be subject to these terms and conditions.  Amnesty reserves the right to alter the terms and conditions at any time and has no responsibility for notifying You of any changes to these Terms and Conditions.  Your use of this website following any changes will signify your acceptance of the new terms and conditions. 

If You do not accept these terms and conditions in full, You will not be permitted to access the contents or use this website.  You must terminate Your use of this site immediately.

About this website

This site is intended as a catalogue of material which is held in the audiovisual archives of the Amnesty International’s International Secretariat. Inclusion in the catalogue does not guarantee the availability of material for licensing.

The content of the material on this website does not reflect the views and opinions of Amnesty, its affiliates, its officers or employees.  Any opinions expressed in the materials are those of the authors, contributors or producers of the material. 

Intellectual property and the use of the material on this website


Despite all our efforts, we have not yet succeeded in identifying the authors and rights holders for some of the audiovisual material. If you believe that you may be a rights holder, we invite you to contact audiovis@amnesty.org.

Save for the preceding paragraph, all copyright (including any database rights) in this website and its contents (including text, images, video clips and audio clips) are owned by or licensed to Amnesty, or otherwise used by Amnesty as permitted by the applicable law.

Trade marks

The names, images and logos used on this website may be proprietary marks of Amnesty or third parties and their goods and services.  Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as implying or otherwise licensing rights under any trade mark of Amnesty or any other third party.

Use of material

Any use of any available material is strictly limited to the terms of a specific licence agreement relating to specific material. This will be confirmed in writing either by letter or email (a “Licence Agreement”).

Subject to the terms of a Licence Agreement, material may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, uploaded, linked to, stored in any medium (including in any other website), distributed in any way, posted, shown or played in public, broadcast, transmitted or re-transmitted in any way, except for personal use.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. 

By continuing to use this digital asset management system you indemnify Amnesty International against any losses, expenses costs or damages incurred as a result of your breach of these terms and conditions or your unauthorised use of any content from this web site.

This site and the information and downloads regarding or relating to Amnesty is provided without any representation or endorsement made and without any express or implied warranty of any kind including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, non-infringement, security and accuracy.  Amnesty does not warrant that the material provided on this site will be uninterrupted or error-free or that the server hosting this site is free of viruses or bugs.

Subject to any loss which cannot be excluded by law, in no event will Amnesty be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data, or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website, whether in action of contract, negligence or other tortious action.


If any of the Terms and Conditions are found to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these Terms and Conditions are intended to be operative, then to the extent permissible by the laws of the jurisdiction where the Term or Condition is illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then the Term or Condition will be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force, effect and be binding and enforceable.


In the event of a conflict between any Licence Agreement or any other specific terms of use and these Terms and Conditions, the former will prevail.

Your personal information

Amnesty's use of Your personal information is governed by our Privacy Policy, which are incorporated in full into these Terms and Conditions.  Please click here to access our Privacy Policy.

Governing law

These Terms and Conditions, their use and any matters arising out of or connected to the Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of England and Wales.  Any disputes arising out of or connected to these Terms and Conditions shall be submitted to jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales except where Amnesty, in its sole and absolute discretion, decides it is desirable to commence action in the court of another jurisdiction.